Review

Definition of Review

Re`view´
v. t.1.To view or see again; to look back on.
[imp. & p. p. Review d ; p. pr. & vb. n. Reveiwing.]
2.(Law) To go over and examine critically or deliberately.
3.To retrace; to go over again.
Shall I the long, laborious scene review?
- Pope.
v. i.1.To look back; to make a review.
n.1.A second or repeated view; a reëxamination; a retrospective survey; a looking over again; as, a review of one's studies; a review of life.
2.An examination with a view to amendment or improvement; revision; as, an author's review of his works.
3.A critical examination of a publication, with remarks; a criticism; a critique.
4.A periodical containing critical essays upon matters of interest, as new productions in literature, art, etc.
5.An inspection, as of troops under arms or of a naval force, by a high officer, for the purpose of ascertaining the state of discipline, equipments, etc.
6.(Law) The judicial examination of the proceedings of a lower court by a higher.
7.A lesson studied or recited for a second time.
Bill of review
(Equity) a bill, in the nature of proceedings in error, filed to procure an examination and alteration or reversal of a final decree which has been duly signed and enrolled.
Commission of review
(Eng. Eccl. Law) a commission formerly granted by the crown to revise the sentence of the court of delegates.
- Wharton.

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